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I have a olympus 400 mju camera i cannot seem to get the lens back in to close the cover now i have fitted a new battery

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This normally happens when dirt or dust particles get caught between the lens segments. Check for this. If you can't do it yourself, take it to the nearest authorized service center.

Posted on Feb 05, 2009

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    colin_batche May 02, 2012

    I had to crush the slider carefully ( top and bottom) in a vice, mine works well now

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